The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Perl
Rank 44 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Perl 66 132 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.76% 7.26% 9.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.51% 11.63% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 59 111 121
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,480 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
Perl
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
879 1135 1071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.42% 62.47% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 789 937 965
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region.

Perl Salary Trend in Cambridge

Perl
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Perl across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Perl Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 142 (85.03%) Python
2 126 (75.45%) Linux
3 63 (37.72%) C++
4 59 (35.33%) C
5 58 (34.73%) Degree
6 54 (32.34%) SQL
7 45 (26.95%) Windows
8 43 (25.75%) Apache
9 39 (23.35%) UNIX
9 39 (23.35%) Java
10 37 (22.16%) MySQL
10 37 (22.16%) Bash Shell
11 36 (21.56%) Firewall
12 35 (20.96%) HTML
13 34 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (19.76%) Software Engineering
15 29 (17.37%) Computer Science
16 28 (16.77%) DNS
17 27 (16.17%) Tomcat
18 26 (15.57%) Red Hat
19 24 (14.37%) Web Services
19 24 (14.37%) Relational Database
20 23 (13.77%) JavaScript
21 22 (13.17%) TCP/IP
22 21 (12.57%) CentOS
23 20 (11.98%) Git (software)
23 20 (11.98%) SSL
24 19 (11.38%) Marketing
24 19 (11.38%) QA
25 18 (10.78%) Digital Marketing

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 43 (25.75%) Apache
2 27 (16.17%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.59%) Node.js
4 10 (5.99%) Zope
5 9 (5.39%) Plone
6 8 (4.79%) nginx
6 8 (4.79%) CMS
7 6 (3.59%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.40%) IIS
9 3 (1.80%) JBoss
10 2 (1.20%) Lync
11 1 (0.60%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.56%) Firewall
2 28 (16.77%) DNS
3 22 (13.17%) TCP/IP
4 20 (11.98%) SSL
5 16 (9.58%) Internet
6 14 (8.38%) HTTP
7 9 (5.39%) SAN
7 9 (5.39%) LDAP
8 6 (3.59%) SSH
9 5 (2.99%) ZigBee
9 5 (2.99%) Bluetooth
10 4 (2.40%) FTP
11 3 (1.80%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.80%) Intranet
11 3 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.80%) Wireless
11 3 (1.80%) BGP
12 2 (1.20%) X.509
12 2 (1.20%) SNMP
12 2 (1.20%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.16%) MySQL
2 24 (14.37%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.59%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.39%) MariaDB
5 8 (4.79%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.20%) Firebird
8 2 (1.20%) SQLite
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.98%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.98%) JIRA
3 12 (7.19%) Subversion
4 9 (5.39%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.79%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.19%) Selenium
7 6 (3.59%) TestNG
7 6 (3.59%) Mockito
7 6 (3.59%) Grunt
7 6 (3.59%) Bower
7 6 (3.59%) gulp
8 4 (2.40%) QADirector
9 3 (1.80%) LabVIEW
10 2 (1.20%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.20%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.20%) GCC
10 2 (1.20%) GDB
10 2 (1.20%) SCons
10 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (11.38%) Marketing
2 8 (4.79%) Electronics
3 6 (3.59%) Finance
4 3 (1.80%) Automotive
5 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Games
5 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (27.54%) Developer
2 34 (20.36%) Software Engineer
3 27 (16.17%) Administrator
4 26 (15.57%) Linux Administrator
5 23 (13.77%) Software Developer
6 20 (11.98%) Systems Administrator
6 20 (11.98%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (11.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 17 (10.18%) Test Engineer
9 16 (9.58%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (7.78%) Senior Developer
11 12 (7.19%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (6.59%) Web Developer
13 10 (5.99%) Software Test Engineer
13 10 (5.99%) Senior Test Engineer
13 10 (5.99%) Senior Software Developer
14 9 (5.39%) Software Programmer
14 9 (5.39%) Team Leader
14 9 (5.39%) Programmer
15 8 (4.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.96%) HTML
2 24 (14.37%) Web Services
3 18 (10.78%) XML
4 16 (9.58%) CSS
5 13 (7.78%) AngularJS
6 12 (7.19%) jQuery
7 6 (3.59%) HTML5
7 6 (3.59%) CSS3
7 6 (3.59%) JSP
7 6 (3.59%) Spring
7 6 (3.59%) XSLT
7 6 (3.59%) Swing
7 6 (3.59%) J2EE
8 5 (2.99%) RESTful
9 4 (2.40%) .NET
10 3 (1.80%) SOAP
10 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.80%) JAX-RS
10 3 (1.80%) PowerMock
10 3 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.37%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.19%) LIMS
4 11 (6.59%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.99%) Robotics
6 9 (5.39%) Informatics
6 9 (5.39%) Visualisation
7 8 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.79%) Chemistry
8 6 (3.59%) User Experience
9 5 (2.99%) Data Integration
10 4 (2.40%) Replication
11 3 (1.80%) Biology
11 3 (1.80%) Physics
11 3 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.80%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (1.20%) SecurID
12 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
12 2 (1.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 126 (75.45%) Linux
2 45 (26.95%) Windows
3 39 (23.35%) UNIX
4 21 (12.57%) CentOS
5 17 (10.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.59%) Debian
7 3 (1.80%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.80%) Android
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (19.76%) Software Engineering
3 18 (10.78%) Digital Marketing
3 18 (10.78%) Configuration Management
4 17 (10.18%) TDD
5 16 (9.58%) Load Balancing
6 15 (8.98%) Test Automation
7 14 (8.38%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.78%) Line Management
8 13 (7.78%) SDLC
9 12 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.19%) Automated Testing
10 11 (6.59%) OO
11 10 (5.99%) Bioinformatics
11 10 (5.99%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.39%) ITIL
13 8 (4.79%) Project Management
13 8 (4.79%) Workflow
13 8 (4.79%) Scrum
14 7 (4.19%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 142 (85.03%) Python
2 63 (37.72%) C++
3 59 (35.33%) C
4 54 (32.34%) SQL
5 39 (23.35%) Java
6 37 (22.16%) Bash Shell
7 23 (13.77%) JavaScript
8 16 (9.58%) C#
9 15 (8.98%) Ruby
10 13 (7.78%) Shell Script
11 11 (6.59%) PHP
12 7 (4.19%) Fortran
13 4 (2.40%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.80%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.80%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.80%) Tcl
14 3 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.20%) VBScript
16 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 58 (34.73%) Degree
2 10 (5.99%) PhD
3 4 (2.40%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.20%) RHCE
4 2 (1.20%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.38%) QA
2 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.19%) Postfix
3 10 (5.99%) qmail
3 10 (5.99%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.79%) Varnish
5 4 (2.40%) vSphere
6 3 (1.80%) Firmware
7 2 (1.20%) Xen
7 2 (1.20%) KVM
7 2 (1.20%) iptables
8 1 (0.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (5.99%) HAProxy
2 8 (4.79%) systemd
2 8 (4.79%) Puppet
3 4 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (15.57%) Red Hat
2 15 (8.98%) Oracle
2 15 (8.98%) Perforce
2 15 (8.98%) VMware
3 6 (3.59%) Tableau
4 5 (2.99%) Cisco
5 4 (2.40%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.40%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.40%) F5
6 3 (1.80%) Juniper
7 2 (1.20%) SAP
7 2 (1.20%) Coverity
8 1 (0.60%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.60%) Rackspace
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